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To get some ideas ( here relating to ResourceBundles ), code and other links, see the article Use XML as a Java Localization Solution.more
For a user friendly html table, go to Unicode 3.0.0 Character Name Index. For tables more amenable to programs, the Online Data page has a link to http://www.unicode.org/Public/UNIDATA/. There y...more
UTF stands for a Unicode Transformation Format, which "is an algorithmic mapping from every Unicode scalar value to a unique byte sequence." UTF-8 is probably the most common transformation. For...more
One source is the Global Internet Statistics ( by Language ) page at the Global Reach site. Interestingly, the June, 2001 chart shows more German speakers than Spanish and more Korean speakers th...more
See Is ASCII considered a subset of Unicode, or are they disjoint sets? for the reason the code below works. Assuming your target string is str1: int len = str1.length(); int codePoint; char...more
Yes. The Unicode Organization has put pdf chapter versions of The Unicode Standard, Version 3.0 online. The page also has a link to order the print version.more
Microsoft, in its standard adherence to standards, has added several characters in the hex 80 to 9F range that are not in the ISO 8859-1 standard. Best Business Solutions has provided an ASCII - ...more
Visit the Pampers site. It was deployed and developed using ATG Dynamo that itself uses Java.
Are there any standard lists of different countries' address formats? Additionally, can anyone recommend a standard i18n technique for storing addresses in a database?
It is really difficult to have a standard format for the addresses for different countries. Not all cities in all the countries are planned and constructed nor is there any particular agreemnet be...more
How can I create a global ResourceBundle that will be recognized by all the classes in my application?
Actually, ResourceBundles are effectively global within a VM. The reason is that a private static cache is searched and used to retain previously obtained bundles. Note that all variants of getB...more
In your exception subclass, override the getLocalizedMessage(Locale locale) method. You would then need to fetch the locale-specific message from the appropriate ResourceBundle.more
No doubt there are numerous ones in East Asian languages and countries. For those of us who can't read them, try Sun's Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Vietnamese Internationalization Questions.more
I still don't understand how the font.properties file works. Are there some additional articles/explanations available?
Yes, although most focus on Windows platforms. Take a look at Displaying Unicode Characters With Java and Improving International Font Support for JDK 1.1.more
I'm creating a ZIP file using java.util.zip.ZipOutputStream. If the file names of these files are in any other language other than English (e.g. Chinese) they get distorted. when I extract the ZIP file using WinZip. How do I preserve the file names?
WinZip, and the ZIP file format in particular, only supports ASCII characters for file names. The Java class ZipOutputStream can't give you a capabillity which is not supported by the underlying ...more
There are many sites like Canada's Royal Bank that convert only to local currencies ( US and Canadian dollars ), and others like the domino.kappa.ro, that uses the rates of the National Bank of Ro...more